MATH 12
The Mathematics of LEGO Winter 2023

Class Details

This course is a modification of eight previous winter studies I have done on the Mathematics of LEGO bricks. Similar to those, we will use LEGO bricks as a motivator to talk about some good mathematics (combinatorics, algorithms, efficiency). We will partner with Williamstown Elementary and teach an Adventures in Learning course (where once a week for four weeks we visit the elementary school after the day ends to work with the kids). We will either submit a Lego Ideas Challenge, to try and create a set that Lego will then market and sell, or do a speed build challenge (college teams vs elementary school teams perhaps).
The Class: Format: lecture
Limit: 30
Expected: NA
Class#: 1203
Grading: pass/fail only
Requirements/Evaluation: short paper and final project or presentation
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: none
Materials/Lab Fee: $195
Attributes: EXPE Experiential Education Courses
SLFX Winter Study Self-Expression

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